2024 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
November 21st, 2023
Close Date
February 1st, 2024
Award Ceiling
$34,000.00
Award Floor
$10,000.00
Expected No. Awards
0
Opportunity No.
OFOP0001262

Agency

U.S. Mission to Guyana (DOS-GUY)

Eligible Applicants

Individuals

Funding Category

Community Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Guyana has posted a grant opportunity titled "2024 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund". This grant is part of the Community Development category and falls under the discretionary funding activity. The grant does not require any cost sharing or matching. The funding instrument type is a grant, and the CFDA number associated with this opportunity is 19.022. The purpose of this grant is to provide funding to alumni of U.S. sponsored and facilitated exchange programs. The funding is intended to support these alumni in expanding on the skills they gained during their exchange experience. The goal is for the alumni to design and implement innovative solutions to global challenges facing their community. Since its inception in 2011, the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) has funded nearly 500 alumni-led projects around the world through a competitive global competition. This year, AEIF 2024 aims to strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Guyana. The grant will support programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. The grant opportunity has a closing date of February 1, 2024. The award ceiling for this grant is $34,000, while the award floor is $10,000. The expected number of awards for this opportunity is currently set at 0. Individuals are eligible to apply for this grant. Interested applicants are advised to review and complete all requirements listed in the Notice of Funding Opportunity. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information and to access the opportunity in SAMS Overseas, please visit the following link: Link to Opportunity in SAMS Overseas. For any further inquiries, please contact PDGeorge@state.gov.

Description

AEIF provides alumni of U.S. sponsored and facilitated exchange programs with funding to expand on skills gained during their exchange experience to design and implement innovative solutions to global challenges facing their community. Since its inception in 2011, AEIF has funded nearly 500 alumni-led projects around the world through a competitive global competition. This year, AEIF 2024 will support United States’ commitment to strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Guyana through programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. Kindly review and complete all requirements listed in the Notice of Funding Opportunity as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant